Boston Red Sox face the Minnesota Twins Sunday
Minnesota Twins (2-5) vs. Boston Red Sox (4-4)
Boston; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Bailey Ober (1-0, 7.20 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, four strikeouts); Red Sox: Michael Wacha (0-0, 2.08 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, four strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -118, Twins -102; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox host the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
Boston had a 92-70 record overall and a 49-32 record in home games last season. The Red Sox pitching staff had a collective 4.26 ERA last season while averaging 9.7 strikeouts and 3.5 walks per nine innings.
Minnesota had a 73-89 record overall and a 35-46 record on the road last season. The Twins slugged .423 as a team last season with 3.2 extra base hits per game.
INJURIES: Red Sox: Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (rib), Josh Taylor: 10-Day IL (back), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Twins: Sonny Gray: day-to-day (hamstring), Byron Buxton: day-to-day (knee), Alex Kirilloff: 10-Day IL (wrist), Jorge Alcala: 10-Day IL (elbow), Kenta Maeda: 60-Day IL (elbow), Randy Dobnak: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)